Dongli braised pork was added to Tianjin's intangible cultural heritage list in 2009. It is a popular food in different Chinese cuisines , and the ways of cooking braised pork share a lot of similarities. The braised pork in Dongli features distinctive seasonings and flavor, catering to the tastes of people in North China.
The braised pork in Dongli has no additives or preservatives. Processed by traditional high-temperature disinfection and ultra-low temperature preservation, it uses pork belly and is steamed with traditional wood fire. After going through 18 processes with secret seasonings, the braised pork is brightly colored and tastes sweet and smooth.